Tuesday, June 7, 2011

West Virginia

West Virginia Turnpike
Bridge over Bluestone Gorge is 238 feet high.  Dedicated to Sergeant Cornelius Charlton who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.

West Virginia Turnpike
Aerial view of Bender Bridge, showing entrance to Tunnel.  Bridge is 284 feet high.

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia
Located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, Harper's Ferry remains reminiscent of the Civil War era.  here Rebels and Yankees battled for control of the all important rail link to the west.

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